Monday, October 8, 2012

Tiny Surprise...

Over the weekend...
we took the dogs to the beach in the early morning

and taking advantage of the heat of the sunshine...
I made some sun tea of grated fresh ginger and black tea leaves

putting the jar out on the stair deck to catch those delicious sun rays...
by the end of the day, we had a big jar of tea and saved a bit on cooking gas

and the tiny surprise?

she's looking at you
I thought this egg was turning out to be a dud...
and was biding my time till mama would get up for a break...
when I would take the egg and throw it out
it was after all, overdue by 3 days...
and mama had sat long enough

I'm glad I waited

from now on, I will keep my patience, just in case

which keeps me in mind...

For we are saved by hope:
but hope that is seen is not hope:
for what a man seeth, why doth he yet hope for?
But if we hope for that we see not,
then do we with patience wait for it.
Romans 8:24, 25

May your day or night be filled with the hope of God's grace.


  1. Very nice and that wee surprise? Very sweet!


  2. Oh what a sweet little surprise! Thanks for sharing, baby chicks just make me happy!

  3. Oh what a very sweet sweet surprise!! patience is great lesson isn't it!! ~great pictures Love Heather

  4. Beautiful. Just beautiful. The ocean and the tea and the mama and chick. Most beautiful the words of God. Blessings.

  5. oh so CUTE! Love that bible verse...Blessings to you! {{hugs}}

  6. Oh...what a precious surprise! Little things can certainly bring big smiles! Have a great day!

  7. Such a sweet photograph of mama hen with her baby chick. I'm glad you waited for your "surprise." :)

  8. That is the sweetest picture, that little chick with the mama hen! And oh, how I love the spiritual parallel that you drew with the verses from Romans! The word "hope"...stirs the soul...

    Thank you for visiting me at Thinking About Home. Yes, it was a special delight to meet Deanna and her family. :)

  9. I just love your new baby!!!!!!! How precious! I just had Miss Millie go broody on me. She is all tucked nice and warm in the Milk House, but it is getting real cold outside here. Here I go again with new babies at the end of October! They will have to live in our house for a bit after they hatch! Silly girl!
    Hugs to you sweet friend, Linda

  10. I'm so glad you waited! She just needed more time. :o) What a blessing!

  11. Ahhhh, that is so precious! It was worth the wait.